10+ Best Articles on Business Models
The most useful articles on business models from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Business Models Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on business models by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- How To Sell The Problem Before Selling The Solution
- The Idea Adoption Curve
- The art of starting a startup — Gagan Biyani’s advice for generating, validating, and executing on ideas
- 5 Successful Remote Businesses That Paved the Way for Modern Startups
- Nine Business Models and the Metrics Investors Want
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New to #business models? These articles make an excellent introduction.
What Is a Business Model? 30 Successful Types of Business Models You Need to Know
Business modeling is about finding a systematic way to unlock long-term value for an organization while delivering valuable products and services. A business model isn't just about how a company makes money. But also the kind of incentives it is able to create for its users, the distribution networks it is able to tap into and the key partnerships a business can leverage on. In short, a business model is a holistic framework to understand, define and design your business in the marketplace.
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How To Sell The Problem Before Selling The Solution
They say that every great business addresses a real customer need.
Short on time? Check out these useful short articles on business models—all under 10 minutes.
The art of starting a startup — Gagan Biyani’s advice for generating, validating, and executing on ideas
Maven co-founder Gagan Biyani shares advice on starting a company — from generating and validating ideas, to exploring business models and finding co-founders.
5 Successful Remote Businesses That Paved the Way for Modern Startups
Can you replicate the models of these businesses and go fully remote?
Nine Business Models and the Metrics Investors Want
YC Continuity Partner Anu Hariharan breaks down the important metrics we look for when we’re evaluating a startup’s business model and common mistakes to avoid when measuring them.
Netflix and the Economics of Bundling
A closer look at the platform’s business model.
Four myths about building a software business
As nontechnology companies turn to software-based business models for growth, they will need to avoid common misconceptions.
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on business models.
The Idea Adoption Curve
Mapping the technology adoption curve to ideas gives insights as to which business models work on which parts of the addressable market.
How Newsletters Make Money
An overview of the newsletter business including: business models, key players, the secret sauce, challenges and opportunities.
Proud to be a Donkey: BuzzSumo Reflections on Growing a $5m SaaS Business
In January 2016 I looked back at the first 16 months of growing BuzzSumo. I thought now, 16 months later, it was probably time to provide a further update on our progress and my reflections on running…
The Hard Truth About Business Model Innovation
Successful business model innovation requires an understanding of how business models evolve.
SaaS Pricing Models & Strategies Demystified
Pricing is of the most overwhelming and puzzling parts of business. This guide covers SaaS pricing models & strategies, activation models, & examples.
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